21 results for tag: Sasha Kramer


SOIL’s Executive Director Receives the John and Elizabeth Phillips Award from her Alma Mater

Sasha and SOIL Board Member Daniel Tillias. SOIL’s co-founder and Executive Director, Dr. Sasha Kramer, was recently awarded the John and Elizabeth Phillips Award by her alma mater, Phillips Exeter Academy. The award is a reflection of the incredible work that the entire SOIL team has done in Haiti. Both Sasha and SOIL Board Member, Daniel Tillias attended the awards ceremony with the trustees of the Academy to share more about Haiti and the efforts of the broader SOIL team. The Phillips Award is given to an alumnus or alumna of the Academy whose life demonstrates the co-founders’ (John and Elizabeth Phillips) ideal of goodness and ...

Papers to Practice Podcast: SOIL’s Dr. Sasha Kramer and Research Partner, Dr. Rebecca Ryal discuss GHG Emissions and Waste

Last week, SOIL Executive Director Dr. Sasha Kramer, was featured, along with research partner, Dr. Rebecca Ryals of UC Merced, on the Papers to Practice podcast to talk about some of the research they have done to better understand the positive environmental impacts of SOIL's service and waste treatment methodology. Specifically, the podcast focused on one of the publications produced from this work titled Greenhouse gas fluxes from human waste management pathways in Haiti. The Papers to Practice podcast features discussion with the authors of sanitation-related publications and highlights key points and takeaways in order to make the research and ...

SOIL and Dr. Sasha Kramer Featured by Cartier Philanthropy

photo credit: SOIL/Tony Marcelli SOIL's Executive Director, Dr. Sasha Kramer, was honored to recently speak with our long-time partner Cartier Philanthropy, alongside other development non-profit organizations, about finding ways to function and often flourish successfully, despite operating in countries facing arduous, persistently unstable conditions.  Cartier Philanthropy featured the conversation in an article on their website. In the article, Sasha describes the challenges our team members in Cap-Haïtien face, and she explains that one of the keys to SOIL’s ability to carry on despite the current political and economic challenges in Haiti ...

Nonprofit HR’s Top Ten Women to Watch in 2020: SOIL’s Dr. Sasha Kramer

Sasha Kramer alongside SOIL's team and supporters in Port-au-Prince, 2016 Every year, Nonprofit HR releases a list of women leading mission-driven organizations and community efforts who demonstrate a "commitment to boldly evoke change in their own way." This year, we are excited to share that SOIL's Co-Founder and Executive Director Dr. Sasha Kramer has been honored alongside nine other inspiring leaders! Since 2006, Sasha has worked relentlessly to nurture SOIL's efforts to transform hazardous waste into restorative environmental solutions alongside communities in Haiti. Our team extends our heartfelt congratulations to SOIL's guiding force as ...

Illustrating the Research of Pathbreaking Women in Science

As a women-led research and development organization working to incubate ecological solutions to Haiti's sanitation crisis, we were honored when Nina Chhita reached out and told us about her project to highlight the critical and often undervalued work of women in science. As an illustrator, Nina works to share the stories of groundbreaking research women are conducting throughout the world, and she painted SOIL's very own Dr. Sasha Kramer! Here's what Nina had to say after talking with SOIL's co-founder and Executive Director: "Dr Kramer is the brain behind SOIL, which combats the sanitation issues in Northern Haiti whilst transforming waste into ...

Sasha Kramer’s Keynote Address from the Urine Diversion Summit

Photo: Nancy G. Love Last week, at the Urine Diversion Summit in Vermont, SOIL's Executive Director and Co-Founder Dr. Sasha Kramer gave the keynote address on the container-based sanitation systems that are emerging as an improved solution for urban communities around the world. If you weren't able to watch the webinar at the time, Rich Earth Institute has made the video available online. Watch the Presentation Don't miss NBC Boston's write up on the summit and the growing movement - from Vermont to Palestine to Haiti - to transform waste into environmental resources! Support SOIL SOIL depends on individual donations from people like you ...

Sasha Kramer and Tony Loyd on Sustainable Sanitation Solutions

"SOIL’s (ecological sanitation) waste treatment facilities treat and transform more than 500 tons of human waste annually, providing a powerful example of how to affordably and effectively increase access to sustainable sanitation services worldwide," writes Tony Loyd, who welcomed SOIL's Dr. Sasha Kramer to join him in conversation last month on his podcast dedicated to sharing stories of solutions flourishing around the world. Want to learn more? Follow this link to listen to their discussion on SOIL's journey, our lessons learned, and - ultimately - what we're working towards here in Haiti. Support SOIL Other Recent SOIL Coverage  

Dr. Sasha Kramer Walks Out of President Trump’s Speech at Davos in Solidarity with the Haitian People

Photo: Jorge Ribas of the Washington Post

USAID: When Women Do Better, Countries Do Better

SOIL's co-founder and Executive Director Sasha Kramer had the opportunity to join in on a USAID Q&A series on women entrepreneurs who are taking on some of the word's most pressing problems. In the interview, Sasha shared the story of SOIL's development, her personal journey as an entrepreneur, and advice she has to share with girls who dream of becoming entrepreneurs themselves. From the Interview: "I traveled to Haiti in 2004 in the wake of a coup as a human rights observer, never dreaming that nearly 15 years later I would still be living and working in a country that I love so dearly and have devoted myself to. As I came to know Haiti and ...

Sludge Love at 4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference

A few weeks ago, SOIL Directors Sasha Kramer and Nick Preneta traveled to Chennai, India to represent SOIL at the 4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference (FSM4). Sasha gave a presentation about SOIL's EkoLakay program, and we also shared two posters about Konpòs Lakay and our ongoing cost analysis research. @SOILHaiti sasha kramer speaking wisdom at #FSM4 https://t.co/eFFGTNbJkN — eve mackinnon (@eve_mackinnon) February 20, 2017 [gview file="https://www.oursoil.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/SOIL-Composting_Poster-v4.pdf"]  [gview file="https://www.oursoil.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/FSM4_ProcessCostAnalysis_Poster_v4.pd...